EMS Agenda for the Future
 




LOCAL ACTION:
Develop collaborative strategies to identify and address community health and safety issues.

NATIONAL AND LOCAL ACTION:
Align the financial incentives of EMS and other health care providers and payers.

NATIONAL, STATE AND LOCAL ACTION:
Participate in community-based prevention efforts.

NATIONAL ACTION:
Develop and pursue a national EMS research agenda.

NATIONAL AND STATE ACTION:
Pass EMS legislation that enables each state to support innovation and integration.

NATIONAL, STATE AND LOCAL ACTION:
Allocate adequate resources for medical direction.

NATIONAL, STATE AND LOCAL ACTION:
Develop information systems that link EMS across its continuum.

NATIONAL AND LOCAL ACTION:
Determine the costs of EMS to the community.

NATIONAL, STATE AND LOCAL ACTION:
Ensure nationwide availability of 9-1-1 as the emergency telephone number.

STATE AND LOCAL ACTION:
Ensure that all calls for emergency help are automatically accompanied by location-identifying information.